AW: [sw-l] Eszett symbol in ASL dictionary export

Stefan Wöhrmann stefanwoehrmann at GEBAERDENSCHRIFT.DE
Mon Jun 19 13:58:41 UTC 2006

Hi Charles you are right – 


in German spoken language there is a letter called “esszett” 


Stefan ;-)



Von: owner-sw-l at
[mailto:owner-sw-l at] Im Auftrag von Charles Butler
Gesendet: Montag, 19. Juni 2006 14:32
An: sw-l at
Betreff: Re: [sw-l] Eszett symbol in ASL dictionary export


I was going on instinct here with "etcetera" since I don't know who put in
the sign, because I don't know if German Sign Language might have a
fingerspelling for it's letter "eszett".  Someone else on the list might


Charles Butler

Tim Grove <tim_grove at> wrote:

Thanks, Val and Charles. It was mainly the gloss 'Eszett' that was 
causing me problems; I hadn't heard that word before. (Etcetera, I do 


Valerie Sutton wrote:

> SignWriting List
> June 14, 2006
> Tim Grove from the UK wrote:
>> I've done an export of the ASL dictionary from SignPuddle, and I've 
>> come up against a strange looking (to me, anyway!!!) image, 
>> attached. Could someone tell me what this is, please? Thanks!
> Hello Tim!
> Here is the 01-04-006 handshape, commonly known as the E-Handshape, 
> because it is used as the letter E in some fingerspelling systems:
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